Food Science Technology

2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in the New England Region

52 Bachelor's Degrees
$45,300 Avg Salary
$23,334 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Food Science Technology School for You

Highest Paid Food Science Technology Graduates in the New England RegionFood Science Technology is the #149 most popular major in the country with 1,363 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 52 went to students in the New England region of the United States. The food science tech school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Food Science Tech Graduates.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Food Science Technology Majors Make After Graduation?

The average food science technology major who graduates from a school in the New England Region earns about $45,300 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 14% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Looking at food science tech schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $41,155. This means that graduates from schools in the New England Region make 10% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools in the New England Region  45,300
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90,600
Average Salary for Food Science Tech Graduates from Schools Nationwide  41,155
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90,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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90,600

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2021 Highest Paid Food Science Technology Grads in the New England Region

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid food science technology majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Food Science Tech Graduates in the New England Region

University of Massachusetts Amherst comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UMass Amherst is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Amherst. Students who receive their bachelor's in food science tech from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $45,300.

On average, food science tech graduates from UMass Amherst take out $23,174 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $270.

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Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

Our rankings recognize Framingham State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Framingham, Framingham State is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

The average amount in student loans that food science tech majors at Framingham State take out while working on their bachelor's is $27,324.

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Best Food Science Technology Colleges by State

Explore the best food science technology schools for a specific state in the New England region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 225 27
Maine 152 25

Food Science Technology is one of 13 different types of Agriculture & Agriculture Operations programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Animal Science 306
Agricultural Production 113
Agricultural Economics & Business 56
Plant Sciences 46
Horticulture 33

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Muhammad Irshad Ansari.

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